If you have a local event coming up, email the details to You can also fax it to 360-423-1554 or mail/bring it to 1130 14th Avenue, Longview WA 98632. Contact information is required. Emailed text is our preferred format. At least two weeks notice is highly recommended. We reserve the right to include events as space and time allow.


Kelso School District Summer Meals Program: Click Here for details

Until Further Notice:R Square D Square Dance Club meets monthly at Kelso Senior Center, 106 NW 8th Avenue in Kelso. For more information, including dance days and times, go to

Until Further Notice:Help Warehouse, a program of Lower Columbia CAP, is asking for donations of paper bags. CAP uses 600 bags each month for its USDA Commodities program, a federally funded food supplement program for low-income families and seniors. The commodities are bagged and delivered to 14 distribution sites in Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties on the third Tuesday of each month. Paper bags can be dropped off at the CAP building, 1526 Commerce Avenue in Longview, Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. For more information, call CAP at 360-425-3430 extension 252 or visit


Until Further Notice:Additional event information from the City of Longview can be found at


Use your Longview Library card to check out tickets to see local theater productions for free.  Tickets will be available  for upcoming programs by Stageworks Northwest and the Columbia Theatre.  Tickets are first come first served!!




The Volunteer Group at the Kelso Train Depot is welcoming aboard new volunteers willing to help staff the depot during business hours.

There are three four-hour shifts at the train depot every day of the week.

Anyone 21 years of age and older are welcome to volunteer.

Applications for depot volunteering are available for pick-up at the train depot.

If you have any questions, please contact Ron Baker,Train Depot Volunteer Training Coordinator at 423-6015.








The Lower Columbia College Head Start , Early Head Start, and ECEAP Programs have begun enrolling students for fall classes. The programs provide free services to income eligible pregnant women and children from birth through age 4. Enrollment information is available by calling 360-442-2800. The Head Start office is located at 1720 20th Avenue on the college campus. All services are free.





































Rainier Columbian Cheerleaders are hosting ‘The Columbian Saturday Market’ This is an indoor ‘Direct Sales Mall’, a showcase for local artists and crafters to sell their creations, as well as local farmers to sell in season produce and market items. The first 2 will be April 22nd, and May 13th, after that they will be held on the 3rd Saturday of the month through December. Hours are 10a-5p, located in the Rainier Jr/Sr High School Commons area, 28170 Old Rainier Rd. in Rainier,OR

There will be concessions throughout the day and a variety of school clubs and organizations represented as well.

For more information or inquiries please contact Rebecca Blayney 971-203-3968 or Anna Hutchins 503-435-7004, or you can e-mail







The Academy of Kung Fu  is holding some workshops here in the area.

On September 22nd, a Bully Proof Workshop will take place from 6-7p.

A Stranger Danger Workshop will take place on October 20th from 6-7p

and on October 28th, A Women’s Defense Class will be conducted from 4-6p.

If interested in any of these workshops, please RSVP your spot today at 360-577-8323.





Oktoberfest thru the month of October at Mary’s Bar & Grill.

Authentic German Cuisine–served Saturday October 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th.

Includes main entree,chef’s choice served with a German soup, German dessert & German Beer or Non-Alcoholic beverages.

All this for $16.99.

Celebrate Oktoberfest at Mary’s Bar & Grill.
















R Square D Square Dance Lessons are starting up October 18th.

The instructor will be Craig Abercrombie.

Classes will be held at the Kelso Senior Center, 106 NW 8th Avenue in Kelso.

Plus Class at 6:30pm

Beginning Class at 7:30pm

Mainstream Class at 8:30pm

For new and experienced dancers!

All are welcome: Couples,Singles,Teens

Cost is $5 per person.

Dress in casual attire.

For more info, call Vic at 360-431-7553 or go to

Check out their facebook page: R Square D Square and Round Dance Club



It’s All New!! The Fabulous Jordan World Circus!!!

2 Hours of family fun,action and excitement!!

A fun filled adventure!!!

Tuesday, October 24th 7pm @ the Cowlitz County Expo Center!

You’ll see–Africa lion & Siberian tigers, motorcycle dare devils in the giant globe of death…amazing aerialists—hilarious clowns—

and featuring, North America’s most talented performing Pachyderms. live and in person, the circus elephants!!!!!

Don’t miss this 3 Ring Circus Extravaganza at an affordable family price!

See you at the 2017 Jordan World Circus!!

Like them on facebook for special discounts @





A collaboration between Youth & Family Link, Longview Parks & Rec, along with the YMCA invite you to ‘The Magic of Afterschool Programs Lights On After School Free Magic Show on Thursday, October 26th from 6:30-8pm at the Youth & Family Link, 907 Douglas Street in Longview.



Kelso First Baptist Church presents ‘Trunk Or Treat’ Tuesday, October 31st Halloween night from 6p-7:30p.

Trunk Or Treat will take place in the parking lot of Kelso First Baptist Church at 214 S. 4th Avenue in Kelso.

Bring your children and have a wonderful time!

Chili,crackers & hot chocolate will be served inside the church to warm you up.

Hope to see you there!!




American Legion Post 155 proudly presents ‘ A Free Sock Hop’

Friday, November 3rd from 6p-10p @ 1250 12th Avenue in Longview.

There will be a 50/50 raffle drawing, food, games…and Elvis???

Hey…be prepared to get ALL SHOOK UP @ this FREE SOCK HOP brought to you by American Legion Post 155, Friday night, November 3rd.